Gracemere Cattle Sale Market Report – Wednesday 27th May 2020

  • Yarding Numbers: 2,642
  • Location: Gracemere
  • Date: May 27, 2020

CQLX combined agents yarded a smaller number, with a total of 2642 head, comprising of 1167 steers,1213 heifers, 220 cows, 19 bulls and 23 cows & calves. Once again prices experienced followed the trend of other major selling centres. Prime cattle sold to a dearer trend with cows seeing the largest increase. Feeder cattle held ground to sell to a similar trend on last week’s rates. Store and weaner cattle sold once again to a competitive buying panel, also selling to a dear trend. Cattle were sourced from Marlborough, Comet, Bowen, Biloela and local areas.

Description Numbers Min Average Max
Steers Slaughter 12 320.2 c/kg 357.9 c/kg 370.2 c/kg
401-500kg 102 259.2 c/kg 344.2 c/kg 372.2 c/kg
301-400kg 295 210 c/kg 344.5 c/kg 380.2 c/kg
201-300kg 655 268.2 c/kg 380.1 c/kg 436.2 c/kg
Under 200kg 57 300.2 c/kg 404.6 c/kg 432.2 c/kg
Cows Slaughter 129 236.2 c/kg 273.1 c/kg 293.2 c/kg
401-450kg 67 140 c/kg 257.4 c/kg 290.2 c/kg
320-400kg 25 140 c/kg 246.9 c/kg 276.2 c/kg
Under 320kg 2 200 c/kg 208.7 c/kg 218.2 c/kg
Heifers Heavy 24 232.2 c/kg 310.4 c/kg 348.2 c/kg
301-400kg 280 208.2 c/kg 328.4 c/kg 398.2 c/kg
201-300kg 739 40 c/kg 311 c/kg 397.2 c/kg
Under 200kg 145 260 c/kg 345.4 c/kg 380.2 c/kg
Cows and Calves $/hd 1,715 $/hd 2,000 $/hd
Bulls Over 600kg 14 220 c/kg 289.5 c/kg 316.2 c/kg
450-600kg 6 240 c/kg 297.6 c/kg 313.2 c/kg
Under 450kg 46 226.2 c/kg 330 c/kg 360.2 c/kg

Highlights

T & T Smith, Keppel Sands, sold Angus x steers to 438c/kg, weighing 236kg, to return $1,032/hd.

J & P Peach, Pink Lily, sold Brangus feeder steers for 370c/kg, weighing 488kg, to return $1,808/hd.

Ashlyn Hoare, Bluff, sold Charbray feeder steers for 372c/kg, weighing 449kg to return $1,673/hd.

RCL & MC Torrisi, Dululu, sold Brangus steers for 368c/kg, weighing 368kg, returning $1,450/hd.

Ham & Co Ridgelands sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 426c/kg, weighing 238kg, returning $1,014/hd.

Darnelle Grazing, Ridgelands, sold Charbray weaner steers for 432c/kg, weighing 199kg, to return $859/hd.

R & J Sherry, Marlborough, sold Belmont/Charbray x steers for 376c/kg, weighing 374kg, to return $1,406/hd.

Mahogany Way, Bowen, sold Brahman x cows for 283c/kg, to return $1,562/hd.

Yuri Wurgler, Bracewell, sold Droughtmaster heifers to 348c/kg, weighing 402kg, to return $1,402/hd.

Gibham Pty Ltd, Marlborough, sold Charbray/Brahman heifers for 356c/kg, weighing 400kg, returning $1,423/hd.

RP Murray, Marmor, sold Droughtmaster heifers for 342c/kg, weighing 384kg, returning $1,314/hd.

Double M Partnership, Biloela, sold Santa x heifers for 396c/kg, weighing 256kg, returning $1,014/hd.

GV Hobson, Banana, sold quality Simbrah weaner heifers to top at 398c/kg weighing 307kg, to return $1,224/hd. They also sold weaner steers to top at 435c/kg, weighing 270kg, to return $1,175/hd.

R & U Oates, Comet, sold first calf Brahman heifers for $2,000 per unit.

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